Summer is here, and as we embrace the joys of warm weather and outdoor activities, it's essential to prioritize water safety. We are excited to support World Drowning Prevention Day, a special day dedicated to raising awareness about water safety and equipping individuals with the knowledge and resources to stay safe in the water this summer.
Drowning is a tragic and preventable incident that has caused over 2.5 million deaths over the world in the last decade. As passionate advocates for water safety, we believe that education and preparedness are the keys to reducing these incidents. World Drowning Prevention Day aims to empower individuals and communities to make informed decisions and protect themselves and their loved ones while enjoying aquatic activities.
Download Surf Lifesaving GB guide to being safe in the sea and a guide to rip currents:
Introducing the "Sami Beach Rescue" book—a captivating tale that educates children about water safety in a fun and engaging way.
Join Sami, the brave and adventurous character, as he embarks on a thrilling seaside adventure. Through beautiful illustrations and a compelling storyline, this book teaches important lessons about recognizing potential dangers at the beach, understanding rip currents, and knowing what to do in an emergency.
We believe that educating our children about water safety is crucial in preventing accidents and ensuring their well-being. By sharing this video with your family and friends, you can help spread the message of water safety and encourage lifelong respect for the water.
Watch the video below and let Sami's beach rescue story inspire you to stay safe near the water:
Drowning Prevention Day is an opportunity for us to come together as a community and make a lasting impact on water safety. By educating ourselves, spreading awareness, and taking proactive measures, we can prevent drowning incidents and protect our loved ones. Together, let's create a future where everyone can enjoy water activities safely and confidently. Remember, water safety is everyone's responsibility!
Visit the World Health Organization website to find out more about the water safety resources on offer: